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Search through own heritage leads evangelist to story about enslaved mixed-race pastor

Search through own heritage leads evangelist to story about enslaved mixed-race pastor | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
“All of a sudden I didn’t know who I was,” Tippit said during an interview at a local coffee shop. “I have fair skin and blue eyes, but my bloodline is a mixture of English, Native American and African.”“I did an ethnic background testing and basically came up with (that) I am 1/32nd African,” Tippit said. “I have sub-Saharan African DNA.“I should have been classified as a colored person — not as a white person,” Tippit said with a smile. “By law, I should not have been allowed to attend Istrouma High School because (then) it was segregated.”Baton Rouge schools were officially desegregated in 1965, the year Tippit graduated, according to school district officials."Click through to read more.
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Beyond Racial Gridlock: Embracing Mutual Responsibility: George Yancey:

Beyond Racial Gridlock: Embracing Mutual Responsibility

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Christians have struggled with racial issues for centuries, and often inadvertently contribute to the problem. Many proposed solutions have been helpful, but these only take us so far. Adding to this complex situation is the reality that Christians of different races see the issues differently. Sociologist George Yancey surveys a range of approaches to racial healing that Christians have used and offers a new model for moving forward.

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Members of congregations' smaller racial groups feel less of a sense of belonging and are less involved

Members of congregations' smaller racial groups feel less of a sense of belonging and are less involved | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
People who are part of a congregation's largest racial group are more likely to feel they belong and be more involved— regardless of whether their group is barely half or nearly all of the members, a Baylor University study shows.
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WATCH: Tenn. pastor of Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ rails against biracial babies

WATCH: Tenn. pastor of Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ rails against biracial babies | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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Racism Never Takes A Holiday

Racism Never Takes A Holiday | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
I've been trying to figure out how to say this because obviously I don't want to.
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